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11 things to do in Moffat

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By Fiona Reid
11 things to do in Moffat

THE worlds narrowest hotel, Moffat Toffee, Merlin, Lord Dowding . . . Moffat is not short of historic links, tasty treats or unique architecture. In fact, the town boasts so many jewels that its hard to decide what exactly it is most known for. Here are 11 things to do in Moffat . . . can you think of more?

1. Explore Lothlorien Antique and Collectables Emporium, home of an extraordinary toy museum

2. Have a gin at Brodies Gin Lounge

3. Set sail at Station Park’s boating lake

4. Dine at the UK’s narrowest hotel, The Star Hotel

5. Gorge yourself on Moffat Toffee, Iron Bru tablet and loads of other sweet treats at Moffat Toffee Shop . . . including their spirit collection

6. Find your family tartan and learn about your heritage at Moffat Woollen Mill

7. Enjoy a tipple of home distilled blended malt whisky, ‘The Moffat’ – available around town

8. Get on yer bike. Moffat is home to the Buccleuch Arms Hotel, a bikers’ ‘paradise’

9. Walk the walk, the beautiful Grey Mare’s Tale is just a stones throw away from lovely Moffat

10. Pick up a pie, pastry or even a tattie scone from R Little Bakers, winners of many an award

11. Read the Moffat News . . . obviously 😉

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